British Limousin Cattle Society

First-time vendor sells bull for ‘world record’ price at Carlisle

First-time vendor sells bull for ‘world record’ price at Carlisle

What has been described as a world-record paid has been paid at the British Limousin Cattle Society’s annual May bull...

May 13, 2022

15 cattle removed from Limousin society herdbook

15 cattle removed from Limousin society herdbook

The British Limousin Cattle Society (BLCS) has removed 15 cattle from its herdbook on the back of concern from government....

January 12, 2022

Limousins topped at 6,800gns in Dungannon

Limousins topped at 6,800gns in Dungannon

Buyers travelled from far and wide to choose the animal that caught their eye from the first British Limousin Cattle...

February 22, 2021

Limousin bulls average over £3,200 at Welsh sale

Limousin bulls average over £3,200 at Welsh sale

The British Limousin Cattle Society hosted its autumn male and female sale at Brecon Livestock Market last Saturday (November 14)....

November 22, 2020

New breed secretary appointed at the British Limousin Cattle Society

New breed secretary appointed at the British Limousin Cattle Society

The British Limousin Society has appointed former agri-business man Will Ketley as its new breed secretary. The society said Ketley’s...

July 19, 2020

Dyke bull tops solid Stirling Limousin trade at 13,500gns

Dyke bull tops solid Stirling Limousin trade at 13,500gns

A good commercial trade for Limousin bulls was led by the MacGregor’s, Milton of Campsie, at Stirling on Monday, February...

February 9, 2020

Jaegerbomb owner to hold herd dispersal sale

Jaegerbomb owner to hold herd dispersal sale

The herd which was at the centre of Ballinloan Jaegerbomb saga has announced its decision to hold a dispersal sale...

January 16, 2020

Ampertaine Opportunity tops Limousin bull trade at Carlisle at 40,000gns

Ampertaine Opportunity tops Limousin bull trade at Carlisle at 40,000gns

A syndicate of three herds made the top bid of 40,000gns at this year’s British Limousin Cattle Society Autumn Bull Show &...

October 22, 2019

Scottish Limousin breeder to be investigated by Trading Standards

Scottish Limousin breeder to be investigated by Trading Standards

The Scottish cattle breeder behind the Jaegerbomb saga is now understood to be the focus of a multi-agency investigation led...

May 8, 2019

62 Ballinloan cattle to be stripped of passports – progeny could lose pedigree status

62 Ballinloan cattle to be stripped of passports – progeny could lose pedigree status

Animals bred from several notable Limousin cattle could see their pedigree status scrapped as the British Cattle Movement Service (BCMS) cracks...

May 3, 2019

Jaegerbomb hangover rumbles on one year after parentage doubts

Jaegerbomb hangover rumbles on one year after parentage doubts

The saga of stud bull Ballinloan Jaegerbomb, whose parentage came under doubt a year ago, has resurfaced amid warnings progeny...

May 2, 2019

Grahams Nicki leads Red Ladies sale at 20,000gns

Grahams Nicki leads Red Ladies sale at 20,000gns

A strong year of pedigree Limousin sales closed with a robust trade at the Red Ladies Derby and Weaned Calf...

December 19, 2018

Gronw Herd dispersal sale tops at 5,000gns

Gronw Herd dispersal sale tops at 5,000gns

Strong crowds turned out for the dispersal sale of John and Heather Phillips’ Gronw Limousin Herd at Whitland Livestock Market...

December 13, 2018

Sweet victory at Royal Welsh Winter Fair as ICandy clinches beef championship

Sweet victory at Royal Welsh Winter Fair as ICandy clinches beef championship

The two-day Royal Welsh Winter Fair which took place on 26 and 27 November 2018 turned into a triumph for the Limousin...

November 28, 2018

Limousin bulls hits 11,000gns at Stirling society sale

Limousin bulls hits 11,000gns at Stirling society sale

The hammer went down at 11,000gns for the top priced animals at this year’s British Limousin Cattle Society sales at...

October 25, 2018

2 new reps to join British Limousin management council

2 new reps to join British Limousin management council

The British Limousin Cattle Society (BLCS) has welcomed two new representatives onto its Council of Management. Richard Bartle (pictured above)...

October 16, 2018

Limousin Society to double number of genetic evaluations

Limousin Society to double number of genetic evaluations

The British Limousin Cattle Society has announced it will double the number of genetic evaluations it carries out each year...

October 9, 2018

New British Limousin Cattle Society president announced

New British Limousin Cattle Society president announced

A Northern Ireland Limousin breeder is set to take over the reigns of the UK’s largest beef breed society. Jim...

October 2, 2018